Astrology/Tarot Mapping: The Lovers

The astrological symbol that you’ll most often find associated with the Lovers card in Tarot is the Sign of Gemini. In a very superficial way, this association makes some sense. That is, The Lovers can conjure thoughts of two people (i.e., the number it takes to tango)…and Gemini also has to do with a pair … More Astrology/Tarot Mapping: The Lovers

Entering a Card

Are you familiar with the “Entering a Tarot Card” visualization exercise? It’s a meditation in which you sort of project yourself into a card in order to explore it first-hand, including having conversations with any of the figures you might meet there. It’s surprisingly effective! I once had a very illuminating encounter with the distinguished … More Entering a Card

Sweet Chariot…

Studying Tarot can be like gazing into a fractal: the deeper you peer into it, the more it just goes right on opening up new facets of itself like an infinite flower… Case in point: the Chariot card. I’ve generally thought of this card as signifying things like willpower, struggle, combat, travel, armor, and whole … More Sweet Chariot…

You can run, but you can’t hide…(and you maybe can’t even run)…

As I’ve gotten deeper and deeper into the field of Tarot, I’ve come to realize that its practitioners seem to fall into two camps: one camp consists of those who devote themselves almost exclusively to one single deck, while the other is comprised of those who cultivate collections of a much larger number of different … More You can run, but you can’t hide…(and you maybe can’t even run)…